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Appreciating MY Body

Appreciating MY Body

I had struggled with being overweight for most of my life.  Growing up in school I had always been the outcast and had been bullied for being heavier than most.  I had tried everything to lose the weight and nothing ever really seemed to help.  I had picked up running...
Appreciating MY Body

The Right Environment

Throughout my journey at Aerial Dance not only have I found myself finding a new perspective on fitness, but also on mental health as well.  I find myself looking forward to going to class as it is my time to actually focus on myself and relax.  There are so many...
Appreciating MY Body

Creating Structure for Success

I don’t know how I ever worked out before I had structure.  Accountability. It always felt like a mental fight with myself to get up and do even a light workout.  I’ve been struggling with getting myself to be active after college and it gets harder the...
Appreciating MY Body

Fitting In

So throughout my whole childhood I always found myself as kind of the outcast when it came to sports and fitness.  I was always a little overweight and struggled to do some of the things that most of the kids were able to do easily. I truly wanted to get healthier and...
A Nemesis Can Change

A Nemesis Can Change

If you are anything like me there’s one apparatus that you usually avoid. We all have our favorites and find certain ones extremely difficult. For me, hoop is my nemesis. I have a love/hate relationship with it. I love watching people preform using the hoop. I...
Forming a Community and Making Friends

Forming a Community and Making Friends

Finding community as an adult might be the hardest part about being an adult.  When you’re younger, your community is decided by your school, sports, or other activities your parents take you to. Theater, bowling leagues, even things like ninja gyms, all exist to...